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Wiktionary

  1. and(Conjunction)

    As a coordinating conjunction; expressing two elements to be taken together or in addition to each other.

    Etymology: From anda, probably from h?énti.

  2. and(Conjunction)

    Expressing a condition.

    Etymology: From anda, probably from h?énti.

  3. AND(Noun)

    Alternative form of u2227, the conjunction operator.

    Etymology: From anda, probably from h?énti.

  4. AND(Verb)

    To combine (a value) with another value by means of this operator.

    Etymology: From anda, probably from h?énti.

Webster Dictionary

  1. And

    a particle which expresses the relation of connection or addition. It is used to conjoin a word with a word, a clause with a clause, or a sentence with a sentence

    Etymology: [AS. and; akin to OS. endi, Icel. enda, OHG. anti, enti, inti, unti, G. und, D. en, OD. ende. Cf, An if, Ante-.]

  2. And

    in order to; -- used instead of the infinitival to, especially after try, come, go

    Etymology: [AS. and; akin to OS. endi, Icel. enda, OHG. anti, enti, inti, unti, G. und, D. en, OD. ende. Cf, An if, Ante-.]

  3. And

    it is sometimes, in old songs, a mere expletive

    Etymology: [AS. and; akin to OS. endi, Icel. enda, OHG. anti, enti, inti, unti, G. und, D. en, OD. ende. Cf, An if, Ante-.]

  4. And

    if; though. See An, conj

    Etymology: [AS. and; akin to OS. endi, Icel. enda, OHG. anti, enti, inti, unti, G. und, D. en, OD. ende. Cf, An if, Ante-.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. And

    and, conj. signifies addition, or repetition, and is used to connect words and sentences, to introduce a consequence, &c.—in M. E. (but not A.S.) it was used for if, and often also with added if, as in Luke xii. 45. An became common for and in this sense, as often in Shakespeare.—It sometimes expresses emphatically a difference in quality between things of the same class, as 'there are friends ... and friends.' [A.S., and in the other Teut. lang.; prob. allied to L. ante, Gr. anti, over against.]

Editors Contribution

  1. and

    A forming word to express a connection.

    The word " and " is a connecting word.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 22, 2020  

Suggested Resources

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    The and symbol -- In this Symbols.com article you will learn about the meaning of the and symbol and its characteristic.

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    What does AND stand for? -- Explore the various meanings for the AND acronym on the Abbreviations.com website.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'and' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'and' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4

Anagrams for and »

  1. nad, NAD

  2. ADN

  3. NDA

  4. dan, Dan, Dan., DAN

  5. DNA

How to pronounce and?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say and in sign language?

  1. and

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of and in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of and in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of and in a Sentence

  1. Lord Chesterfield:

    There is hardly anybody good for everything, and there is scarcely anybody who is absolutely good for nothing.

  2. Harris County Shah:

    We have made it a political fight, when you make it political in nature, not driven by health and medical considerations, ultimately people will take sides.

  3. Libby Mullin:

    We have seen a lot of innovation in states in terms of coverage of oral health as of late, we don't want to see that progress rolled back, oral disease really starts with the pregnant mother who can transmit the disease to her child; so, by age 2, children can have progressive and chronic problems. The longer we wait, because of the progressive nature of oral disease, the more expensive the problems become.

  4. Frederick Harris:

    They’re the ones who may show up to Hillary and Bernie’s rallies and disrupt stuff, but we don’t know if they’re going to come out and vote or not.

  5. Nicholas Alahverdian:

    If Gina Raimondo cared about kids in DCYF care, she would have acknowledged Rhode Island was wrong in sending me hundreds of miles from home where I was tortured in facilities that were later closed by their own states for abuse and neglect for my political activism as a lobbyist following my employment with the House of Representatives while in DCYF care. #AnyoneButGina

Images & Illustrations of and

  1. andandandandand

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